Softpedia News Archive

About 149 articles found for 15 February 2013:

 

Steam for Linux Now Shows the X Window Manager After Update

This is just a small update and features only a couple of fixes
by Silviu Stahie, February 16th, 2013
Details from the Top Secret Google Glass Hackathon

Details from the Top Secret Google Glass Hackathon

by Lucian Parfeni, February 16th, 2013
Google is still not revealing much about the upcoming device
 

Watch: Gamu Nhengu “Shake the Room” Official Video

Former X Factor contestant returns to the spotlight with oldies-inspired clip
by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
A Good Day to Die Hard – Mini Movie Review

A Good Day to Die Hard – Mini Movie Review

by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
A bad day for John McClane fans: unnecessary, bad sequel is a blot on the franchise
 

The Pirate Bay May Actually Sue Anti-Piracy Group that "Stole" Its Website

The irony is thick on this one, on both sides of the argument
by Lucian Parfeni, February 16th, 2013
Apogee Launches Quartet for iPad & Mac – Pro USB Audio Interface

Apogee Launches Quartet for iPad & Mac – Pro USB Audio Interface

by Filip Truta, February 16th, 2013
“The ultimate desktop audio interface and control center for iPad and Mac”
 

Microsoft “Excited” by Surface with Windows 8 Pro Success

The company provides more information on the early update of the tablet
by Bogdan Popa, February 16th, 2013
 

LEGO Lord of the Rings is Coming to Macs Next Week

“The smallest person can change the course of the future, even one made out of LEGO”
by Filip Truta, February 16th, 2013
 

Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS Is Available for Download

The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 16th, 2013
 

This Is Probably the Best Weather App Ever Made

A beautifully-crafted audiovisual experience, just for weather
by Filip Truta, February 16th, 2013
Zorin OS Lite 6.2 Is Based on Lubuntu 12.04.2 LTS

Zorin OS Lite 6.2 Is Based on Lubuntu 12.04.2 LTS

by Silviu Stahie, February 16th, 2013
This latest edition of Zorin OS implements only a small number of changes
 

“Help us Bring the Apple Experience to the Living Room,” Reads Job Advert

Apple is becoming serious about putting itself at the center of our living-rooms
by Filip Truta, February 16th, 2013
 

Nokia to Release “Play To” App on Windows Phone 8 in Two Weeks

The application is already available for download for Windows Phone 7 devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 16th, 2013
Download Zombie Minesweeper Game for Android

Download Zombie Minesweeper Game for Android

by Ionut Arghire, February 16th, 2013
A puzzle with 30 levels of exploding Zombies, dozens of achievements to collect
 

Sega Limited Edition Notebook Up for Sale in Japan

Customers get to choose between four levels of performance
by Sebastian Pop, February 16th, 2013
Brad Pitt Gives Angelina Jolie Breath Mints for Valentine’s

Brad Pitt Gives Angelina Jolie Breath Mints for Valentine’s

by Raluca Anghel, February 16th, 2013
An inside source notes that Pitt was trying to send a message about Jolie’s bad breath
 

Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0 Accelerates Charging by 40%

Lithium-ion batteries can rejoice at not needing to stay plugged in for as long
by Sebastian Pop, February 16th, 2013
Windows 9 and Windows Blue Dubbed Microsoft’s Only Hope

Windows 9 and Windows Blue Dubbed Microsoft’s Only Hope

by Bogdan Popa, February 16th, 2013
They are both playing a key role for Microsoft’s future, analysts believe
 

Meteorite Collectors Head Towards Russia

Their only goal is that of getting their hands on as many meteorite parts as possible
by Laura Sinpetru, February 16th, 2013
 

Valve’s Source and Team Fortress 2 Receive Minor Updates

The company wants to continue delivering balance changes for the games
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 16th, 2013
 

HP and Dell Being Left Behind as PC Industry Moves to Asia

While Lenovo and ASUS continue to grow, these two are having trouble
by Sebastian Pop, February 16th, 2013
Watch: Sports Illustrated Models Dance the Harlem Shake

Watch: Sports Illustrated Models Dance the Harlem Shake

by Raluca Anghel, February 16th, 2013
Kate Upton dances in front of the Las Vegas sign
 

Missing Plane Found, 3 Killed in Crash in Vero Beach

A Cessna 310 departing from Okeechobee and flying to Bartow has crashed
by Raluca Anghel, February 16th, 2013
 

Intel Dumps Core i3-2130 Central Processing Unit

Orders will stop being accepted on August 23, will ship while supplies last
by Sebastian Pop, February 16th, 2013
 

Steam Client Updated, HTTP Downloads Fixed

Valve is working hard to eliminate all bugs from the service
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 16th, 2013
Major Pakistani TV Network Hacked for “Treacherous Silence” over the Kashmir Siege

Major Pakistani TV Network Hacked for “Treacherous Silence” over the Kashmir Siege

by Eduard Kovacs, February 16th, 2013
ZCompany Hacking Crew continues to attack websites as part of OpKashmir
 

Universal 3D Glasses Patent Filed by Sony

They will have multiple receivers built into them and calibration support
by Sebastian Pop, February 16th, 2013
 

Fish Are Now More Relaxed, All Thanks to Anti-Depressants Flushed into Water

The fish are changing their behavior, display less fear and more recklessness
by Laura Sinpetru, February 16th, 2013
 

PlayStation 4 Controller Gets New Leaked Photo

Check out the new device from another angle ahead of its actual reveal next week
by Andrei Dobra, February 16th, 2013
Windows Phone 7.8 Arrives on Lumia 800 in India

Windows Phone 7.8 Arrives on Lumia 800 in India

by Ionut Arghire, February 16th, 2013
The update will be rolled out in phases to all Lumia devices
 

Microsoft’s Dominance Is Underappreciated – Report

The Redmond-based technology titan has nothing to worry about, new report says
by Bogdan Popa, February 16th, 2013
 

Windows Phone 8 Portico Arrives on HTC 8X at Telstra in Australia

With various bug fixes packed inside, new features and enhancements
by Ionut Arghire, February 16th, 2013
 

2 Chainz Arrested on Drug Charges, Police Ask for Photos Afterwards

Rapper is busted for marijuana possession, complains about being asked for pics
by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
 

Pair Sneaked into the Superdome During Beyonce’s Super Bowl Performance

Students at Savannah State University videotape themselves breaking into the Superdome
by Raluca Anghel, February 16th, 2013
AMD Confirms Delay of Radeon HD 8000 Graphics Cards

AMD Confirms Delay of Radeon HD 8000 Graphics Cards

by Sebastian Pop, February 16th, 2013
Makes video board market stagnate for almost a whole year
 

Galaxy S IV LTE (GT-I9505) Camera Samples Reportedly Emerge Online

The handset should become official in March with Android 4.2 loaded on top
by Ionut Arghire, February 16th, 2013
 

DI.FM for Windows 8 Update Released for Download

The first update of the app is now up for grabs from the Store
by Bogdan Popa, February 16th, 2013
Bunnies Gone Haywire Keep Attacking Cars at the Denver Airport

Bunnies Gone Haywire Keep Attacking Cars at the Denver Airport

by Laura Sinpetru, February 16th, 2013
The furry beasts enjoy feasting on spark plug cables and other wiring
 

Woman Calls the Cops on Terrell Owens in Bizarre Incident

Ex-NFL star banged on woman’s door for 3 full hours, refused to leave
by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
New Injustice Videos Show Fights Between Joker and Lex Luthor, Flash and Shazam

New Injustice Videos Show Fights Between Joker and Lex Luthor, Flash and Shazam

by Andrei Dobra, February 16th, 2013
Two great villains and two great heroes go up against each other
 

Rihanna Ignores Chris Brown on Valentine’s Day

The two party at the same club but hardly acknowledge each other, says report
by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
 

Doctors “Freeze” Baby and Save His Life

Edward Ives was born with supraventricular tachycardia, which put him in grave danger
by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
Fifth-Graders’ Murder Plot Thwarted by Fellow Student

Fifth-Graders’ Murder Plot Thwarted by Fellow Student

by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
Two boys had buried an entire arsenal in the school yard, tragedy was avoided in time
 

Harrison Ford Signs On for “Star Wars” as Han Solo

Actor agrees to reprise his role after first trying to distance himself from the franchise
by Elena Gorgan, February 16th, 2013
 

Touch for Android 3.4.2 Gets Improved Scrolling Performance

Image previews and shortcut feature have been added as well
by Cosmin Vasile, February 16th, 2013
 

Nintendo Wii U Sells Less than 100,000 Units in US During January 2013

The performance is significantly smaller than that of the original Wii
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 16th, 2013
 

Journey Creator Will Not Use Kickstarter

The company has fans that don’t have the money for the service
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 16th, 2013
ChatON for Android Updated with Performance Improvements

ChatON for Android Updated with Performance Improvements

by Cosmin Vasile, February 16th, 2013
A few bug fixes have been included in the update as well
 

Echofon for Twitter 6.0.7 Brings Wi-Fi Streaming to iPhone Users

Users who follow more than 1,000 people are encouraged to toggle Streaming “off”
by Filip Truta, February 16th, 2013
 

EndWeekGame: February 15

Playing Aliens, CK II, The Showdown Effect, Dungeonland and The Bridge
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 16th, 2013
Nvidia Finally Ready to Ship LTE-Enabled Tegra Smartphone Chips

Nvidia Finally Ready to Ship LTE-Enabled Tegra Smartphone Chips

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
The company targets Q1 2013 availability for the Grey SoC
 

Fast YouTube Downloader for Windows 8 Released

The application is now in the Store for those who wish to get YouTube videos fast
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
 

GRID 2 Wants to Blend Soul and Top Racing Mechanics

The team is aiming to mix an impressive presentation and solid mechanics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
Die Hard Lands on iPhone and iPad, Yippee Ki-Yay!

Die Hard Lands on iPhone and iPad, Yippee Ki-Yay!

by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
“Are you ready to battle ruthless mobsters, elite commandos and shadowy politicians?”
 

Germanic Suebi Faction Revealed for Total War: Rome 2

They focus on surprise attacks and dominating smaller tribes
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
 

Hoax Alert: Bill Gates $5,000 Giveaway

No, Bill Gates isn’t donating $5,000 (€3,735) to everyone who “likes” his photo
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
Rumor Mill: Bungie’s Destiny Launches on October 6

Rumor Mill: Bungie’s Destiny Launches on October 6

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
The game will use the mechanics of the first-person shooter genre
 

Download Yellow Pages 4.6.1 for iOS

iPad reviews section improved, General enhancements, bug fixes
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

Microsoft Loses Billions by Delaying Office for iOS

Analyst believes that keeping Office on Windows is a very costly decision
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
The Russian Fireball Seen from Space - What We Know so Far

The Russian Fireball Seen from Space - What We Know so Far

by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
The 10-ton meteor hit the upper atmosphere at hypersonic speeds
 

1 in 5 Reptile Species Now Facing Extinction

Habitat reconversion is what threatens these animals first and foremost
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Valve Continues to Update Half-Life and Counter-Strike 1.6 Beta for Linux

Both games received some important updates for the open source platform
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Download Minecraft Skin Studio 1.0.4 iOS

3D previews for iOS 5 users, optimizations and bug fixes
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

BlackBerry World Now with “Built for BlackBerry” Section

Already accessible from BlackBerry 10-based devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Picture of the Day: Albino Squirrel Steals Food from a Bird Feeder

Picture of the Day: Albino Squirrel Steals Food from a Bird Feeder

by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
Albino squirrels are easily spotted by predators, have a difficult time surviving
 

Huawei Ascend W1 Now Up for Pre-Order in Russia

The handset sports a price tag of 8,990 Rubles ($299 / €225)
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

First Retinal Implant Approved by the FDA

The implant will be used to treat people suffering with a rare genetic eye disease
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Final Steam for Linux Beta Client Is Available for Download

Valve has officially expanded to yet another platform
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
BitTorrent SoShare Can Store and Share 1TB in the Cloud for Free

BitTorrent SoShare Can Store and Share 1TB in the Cloud for Free

by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
SoShare uses BitTorrent to spread the load and keep costs down
 

phpMyAdmin 3.5.7 Officially Released

The latest version of phpMyAdmin can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Canonical Plugs OMAP4 Kernel Vulnerability in Ubuntu 11.10

Users are asked to update their systems as soon as possible to the latest Linux kernel
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Lumia Apps to Keep You on Top of London Fashion Week

Mostly free software to receive news and photos on Lumia devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
BlackBerry Z10 Available at Rogers with 12 Months of Free BBM Video Calling

BlackBerry Z10 Available at Rogers with 12 Months of Free BBM Video Calling

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Part of a special promotion that the wireless carrier has in store for users
 

Epic Games Is Looking Forward to Next-Gen Consoles

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 will deliver a subtantial leap in quality
by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
 

Fake Corporate Policy Emails Lure Users to Malware-Serving Sites

The malicious notifications are entitled “RE: Korbin – Copies of Policies”
by Eduard Kovacs, February 15th, 2013
 

Tracker 0.15.2 Released with Minor Improvements

The latest version of Tracker can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Skype Brings New Video Messaging Feature to Android, Now in Beta

Users will be able to leave video messages to offline contacts
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Samsung Releases Galaxy S II (GT-I9100) Jelly Bean Source Code

Samsung Releases Galaxy S II (GT-I9100) Jelly Bean Source Code

by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
The update is based on Android 4.1 and features TouchWiz UI
 

Canonical Fixes OpenJDK Vulnerabilities for Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Linux Distribution have also been affected by this issue
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Running Fred 1.6.0 Gets Endless Stakes World – Free Download

New character, fine-tuned traps, improved cloud storage, and more
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

Deadpool Game Out in Summer of 2013, New Poster Says

The Merc with a Mouth will make its way onto different platforms in just a few months
by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
New BlackBerry Design Patent Hints at Possible Future Handset

New BlackBerry Design Patent Hints at Possible Future Handset

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
BlackBerry might adopt a hinge form fact in the future
 

More Ratchet & Clank Coming, Insomniac Plans Experiments

More titles for the franchise are planned, information coming soon
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
 

Script of the Day: jQuery RS Carousel

A simple jQuery carousel plugin, integrated with jQuery UI
by Catalin Cimpanu, February 15th, 2013